We must of course remain vigilant that laws not be used to harass or destroy political opponents. A Wall Street Journal editorial of this morning says as much. But this is not a reason for rulers or former rulers to be above the law like dictators. The fear of Leviathan---the all-powerful state modeled by Thomas Hobbes---and a certain mistrust of those in power are inseparable of the classical liberal and libertarian tradition. A rule of law developed that is supposed...